About us

Dr. Hsin-Chia Ho

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Postdoctoral fellow



2019 Doctor of Materials Science and Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
Doctoral Thesis: Plasmonic nanostructures for surface-enhanced Raman scattering and photoelectrochemical water oxidation applications
2014 Master of Materials Science and Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan

Professional background

2021 –  Postdoctoral researcher, Advanced Materials Department, Jožef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2018 – 2019 Research intern at Photonics Nano-Engineering Group, National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Japan

Research interests

Solar water oxidation enhancement by plasmonic nanoparticles and reduced graphene oxide (rGO) (wet chemical synthesis, hydrothermal growth)
Plasmonic nanoparticles and nanostructures for molecular sensing (electron-beam lithography, electron-beam deposition, reactive-ion etching)
VO2 thermochromic smart window (sputtering deposition)
XRD, SEM/EDS, AFM, UV-VIS-NIR spectroscopy, Raman spectroscopy, electrochemical characterization, finite-difference time-domain